Holy Trinity History Group 2017 Programme of Talks


The history group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from April to September in the chancel at 12 o’clock.

Topics are chosen that have some connection with the history and life of Holy Trinity Church, though this is taken in its widest sense. Talks are open to members of the public and are free.

 Click the image for the programme of talks for 2017:


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Milestone for transformation of Holy Trinity as internal works begin

Work has begun on the internal transformation of Hull’s iconic Holy Trinity Church in the most significant changes to the majestic building since Victorian times.

Contractors began dismantling and removing pews today (February 13) as part of a major re-ordering of the nave, to create a flexible, open space for more inclusive worship as well as a wide range of cultural, social and community events.

The works form part of a wide-ranging programme of improvements including underfloor heating, new limestone flooring, lighting, toilets and other facilities, as well as a new glazed entrance to encourage visitors in from the newly-revamped Trinity Square.

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HRH The Prince of Wales brings joy and inspiration to Holy Trinity

February 9, 2017

The Prince of Wales inspired clergy, church staff, volunteers and members of the congregation during a wonderful visit to Hull’s historic Holy Trinity Church.

His Royal Highness was greeted by the Vicar of Holy Trinity, the Reverend Canon Dr Neal Barnes, and Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding, Susan Cunliffe-Lister, as he arrived at the church as part of his much-anticipated visit to celebrate Hull’s year as UK City of Culture.

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Hull Real Ale and Cider Festival

The annual Hull Real Ale & Cider Festival run by the Hull & East Yorkshire branch of CAMRA the Campaign for Real Ale, held at Holy Trinity Church has had to be rescheduled until later this year due to extensive improvement works taking place in the church.

 The increasingly popular event, attendances have risen from 1400 in 2013 to 4200 in 2016, was originally scheduled to take place from April 27th to April 29th at the historic church but will now be held at the venue on a larger scale on November 16th, 17th and 18th. 

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HRH The Prince of Wales to visit Holy Trinity

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is to visit Holy Trinity Church this month as part of a series of engagements in Hull.

The Prince of Wales will meet the clergy, church staff, volunteers and members of the congregation when he visits the magnificent 700-year-old church on Wednesday, February 8. The visit recognises the good work Holy Trinity does within the local community.

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Aled Jones and Songs of Praise come to Holy Trinity

Popular religious programme Songs of Praise is to feature Hull’s Holy Trinity Church ahead of its re-dedication as a Minster.

Presenter Aled Jones and the Songs of Praise team filmed at Holy Trinity as part of a feature which also highlighted the beginning of Hull’s year as UK City of Culture.

Aled interviewed the Vicar of Holy Trinity, the Reverend Canon Dr Neal Barnes, who said: “We were delighted to host Aled and his colleagues.

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Developing Our Deaneries

“A local network of churches, inspiring, influencing and leading mission and ministry”.  This is the vision of a programme called “Developing our Deaneries” which is changing the ways in which groups of churches work together across our diocese.

It's a well kept secret!  

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Lord Mayor to welcome start of 2017 from the West Door of Holy Trinity

We are delighted to announce that, on Saturday 31st December, at 11.59pm, the Lord Mayor of Hull will welcome the assembled company in Trinity Square to the start of 2017, Hull’s year as UK City of Culture.

 Councillor Sean Chaytor will make the announcement from the West Door of Holy Trinity into the newly-revamped Trinity Square. At midnight the bells of Holy Trinity will ring out to welcome in 2017.

 It will be a celebration of the start of a remarkable year in Hull and also marks the completion of the public realm work in the square

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